In a rare opportunity to explore the worlds of Urban Fantasy and beyond, authors Tom Pollock, Kate Griffin and Mark Charan Newton speak to London Calling editor Tom Hunter about their inspirations and experiences of writing for a once maligned genre that is now soaring to ever greater heights. The evening is also hosted by The Kitschies and Kraken Rum, and is guaranteed to delight and intrigue. Venue: The Gallery at Foyles,Third Floor, Charing Cross RoadTickets: Free, but need to be reserved emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. No physical tickets will be issued, the email confirmation you receive will be proof of your reservation.
Kathryn Simmonds, whose first novel features the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, looks at the rights and responsibilities of the fiction writer when covering events in living memory.
Edward Carey, author the Iremonger trilogy for young adults, shares his memories of an earlier career working in Christina Foyle's eccentric bookshop.
Marie Phillips, an author who definitely knows where her towel is, reveals the effect of exposure to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy at a young age.